Name: John Hodgson
Residence: Hawkshead, Cumberland 1
Baptism: 17 OCT 1706 Hawkshead, Lancashire: St Michael and All Angels,
Change Date: 19 DEC 2011
Children shown on tree in this order:
17 Oct 1706. Baptism of John Hodgson of Oxen-Fell - Son of John Hodgson. St Michael and All Angels, Hawkshead, Lancashire.
LDS Film 1040305
Is this him:
From 1745 to this date the hand [in Hawkshead parish register] is undoubtedly that of John Hodgson, the clerk who was appointed in 1744 and died in 1785. We can trace him in the register: for in the second volume we find, at the end, two notes inserted : ? " John Hodgson entered Parish Clark Hawkshead on Wednesday ye 28th of March, 1744." The other note runs : ? John Hodgson Parish Clerk was a Shoemaker Geo. Pennington Parish Clerk was a Shoemaker Jno. Rooks Parish Clerk was a Shoemaker Samuel Green Shoemaker enterd Parish Clerk on Tuesday the 19th Day of Augt 1819. and Hodgson's death is chronicled, 1785 (Burials), "John Hodgson of Hawkshead Parish Clerk dyed Jan. 16 and was buried Jan. 18th in the church yd aged 76 years. He was Parish Clerk upwards of 40 years."
(Hawkshead: (the northernmost parish of Lancashire)
From the birth date of 1706 he would be 79 if he died in 1785, not 76.
Father: John Hodgson b: 28 JUL 1672 in Keene Ground, Hawkshead, Cumberland
Mother: Alice Jackson b: ABT 1681 in of Hawkshead, Cumberland
- James Hodgson b: 1743
- John Hodgson
- Margaret Hodgson
- Text: Simon Hodgson family tree and notes.